wpa_supplicant cannot authenticate connection on prism2 radios if interface names do not match

Thomas Richter thor
Sun Mar 29 05:50:56 PDT 2015

Am 29.03.2015 um 11:16 schrieb Jouni Malinen:
>> Anyhow, whatever the fix is, please let me know if I can try anything here.
> http://w1.fi/cgit/hostap/commit/?id=e8e365def62b8d549063493479d4587827d9a5d6
> takes care of it for me.

Thanks Jouni, I'll give it a try and report back.

>> BTW, you do not necessarily need PCMCIA to test this, it "only"
>> needs the hostap kernel driver. In this particular case, it is even
>> a mini-PCI card, but I have the same chip in a PCMCIA card.
> Getting even a PCI card with hostap_pci into working state took some
> effort (though, this was one of the cards that requires firmware to be
> loaded and doing that manually was a bit complex).. Things have
> certainly improved in usability over the years.. :)

Actually, yes, you had to flash a new firmware to make it WPA-compliant, 
but this was the better option compared to the ipw2200 hardware which 
regularly locks up the system completely. (-:


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